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One seriously injured in Crockery Township crash

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Posted at 11:04 PM, Jul 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-07 15:06:16-04

CROCKERY TWP., Mich. — One passenger was seriously injured in a two-car crash that occurred on I-96 in Crockery Township.

Monday evening, deputies from the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to a single vehicle crash that occurred near the 6 mile marker of Eastbound I-96 in Crockery Township of Ottawa County.

Witnesses to the crash reported that the vehicle involved was driving recklessly and possibly racing another car before the driver lost control and left the roadway.

The car struck several trees at a high rate of speed and suffered significant damage.

The female driver was temporarily pinned in the vehicle until she was freed by deputies. She was wearing a seatbelt and reported no injuries.

The passenger was partially ejected from the vehicle and suffered multiple serious injuries to his leg, arm, abdomen and head.

He was transported to a Muskegon area hospital by NOCH EMS.

This crash remains under investigation by the Sheriff's Office.